January 13, 2021
Chamber of Commerce
OPEN Monday through Friday - 10 AM until 2 PM
Call 760-767-5555 or BorregoChamberDirector@gmail.com

Chamber of Commerce Updates

POSTPONED: The Borrego Springs Film Festival has been postponed until further notice. We hope to enjoy this event later in the year.

CHAMBER CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET: Every Friday from 8 AM - noon at Christmas Circle.
**Dogs must be kept on leashes of no more than 6-feet. As the market grows that means more people and we don't want any accidents.
**Please remember this is a Chamber managed event, so what shoppers do in the market corridor is under the guidelines of the Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce.
**Please follow masks and social distancing guidelines so the market is enjoyable for everyone.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The best resource for information regarding Borrego Springs is the Borrego Springs Corona Virus Task Force.
NEXT Testing in Borrego Springs: January 22, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the unpaved parking lot next to the Mall Shopping Center. The address is 538 Palm Canyon Drive. Make an appointment now by calling 760-767-5051. Testing is covered by most insurance plans, and programs are available for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
For details on San Diego County testing locations, or to make an appointment at a drive-up location, visit 211sandiego.org or call 2-1-1.

DESERT DEALS ARE HERE! More to come, so check back weekly for more deals.

The award winning Rams Hill Golf Club is open for business and in compliance with state- and county-mandated Coronavirus protocols.

To book your tee time visit

San Diego Magazine
Highlights Borrego Sky Art Metal Sculptures

Did you know that many of the streets in Borrego Springs are named after the brands (used on branding irons) of past ranches in the area,
can you name the street contest.
Since this was such a big hit we'll have two a month.

Answer: Tilting T Drive
First Correct Answer Submitted By: Karen Castillo

The Board of Supervisors approved additional $20 million to help businesses impacted by recent move to Purple Tier: restaurants, gym/fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos/aquariums, events industry.

If you have already applied or have questions, please email candyce.yee@sdcounty.ca.gov to express your interest to be considered for this new program or apply at the link below.


San Diego County residents who are economically impacted by COVID-19 could qualify for assistance of up to $3,000 to pay for past-due or upcoming rent.
Details at County News Center

The U.S. Chamber released a Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans with guidance from three perspectives:

La Casa del Zorro responds to Coronavirus 
The State of California has announced new stay-at-home orders. To comply, we will be closing our doors with a target re-opening date of FEBRUARY 1, pending approval by the State. This re-opening date should be considered tentative as we respond to local conditions and State mandates. We encourage you to check back with our website for the latest updates.

And to all of you, we have appreciated your support and good wishes over the past year. We know it's been difficult and we take great pride in being a source of comfort and relief during these unprecedented times.

The Library is OPEN!
Walk -Up Door-Side Pickup
For more info call 760-767-5761 or visit

Volunteer at the Chamber!

Volunteer Commitment:
Volunteers are requested to spend a minimum of four (4) hours a week each month, preferably for five (5) months. Hours may be split in two shifts of two (2) hour shifts each week or four (4) hours straight.
Welcome Center Commitment:
1. Borregan Chamber of Commerce Membership (Individual)
2. Name tag
3. Recognition on Chamber website
4. Member discount on copies and faxes
5. Complimentary volunteer social events
6. Free admission for one to all Sundowners
7. Water, sodas and snacks provided
8. The Welcome Center is closed on holidays
9. Covid 19 – Chamber adheres to current County, State and Federal health and safety guidelines and supplies masks, gloves and sanitizer.

Contact us for more information at 760-767-5555 or click here to email us.

Medicine Bags still exist, find them at the Chamber Farmers Market!
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